Volume 5 Issue 4
Articles in this issue...
Roses - the "Queen of Flowers," should be in full glory in the month of June, said Martha Smith, a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.
Gardeners who love roses and who live and garden in cold climates are often beside themselves when trying to find roses that will overwinter successfully year after year, said Greg Stack, a U of I Extension horticulturist.
In today's tight economic climate, people are trying to save money at every opportunity. The good news is that lawns are no exception, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture specialist.
Ask a gardener what their biggest gardening problem is and they will probably tell you it's weeds. The same is true of water gardeners, said Jeff Rugg, U of I Extension horticulture educator.
Disease can threaten crabapples and hawthorns, but prudent precautions can prevent this, said James Schuster, U of I Extension plant pathology specialist.